Community Care Law Update

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2015

Time: 09:15 - 17:15

Location: Meridian House 34-35 Farringdon Street London EC4A 4HL

Venue: Hogan Lovells International LLP

Speakers: Sophy Miles, Karen Ashton and Steve Broach

CPD: 6

Fee: £215.00 +VAT

The course will cover the main developments in community care law in the last 12 months.  Of particular significance this year is the implementation of the Care Act 2014 on 1 April 2015. There have also been significant amendments to the law and guidance relating to disabled children and other children 'in need' including the Children and Families Act 2014 and the new 'Working Together' guidance. The course will also look at developments in the field of social care services for children and the fallout from the Supreme Court decision on deprivation of liberty in Cheshire West.  The popular session on the 'top ten' cases will review the interesting, the disappointing and the quirky cases which have come before the courts this year.

Topics include:

• The Care Act 2014 6 months on  
  - the key issues
• Children and Community Care:
  an update
• Deprivation of liberty and
  recent case law
• The MHA Code of Practice
• The 'Top Ten' 2014/15
  community care cases

Aims and Objectives

Update community care practitioners with all the developments in the field over the last twelve months

Area of Specialism

Practitioners working in the health, social care and mental health fields.

Course Materials/Resources

Lecture format. Case studies and question and answer sessions enable delegates to explore this area of law.  Comprehensive course handouts will be distributed to all delegates.

Commercial rate: £215 + VAT - commercial organisations including barristers and solicitors in private practice.

Standard rate: £205 + VAT - statutory and not for profit organisations.

To book your places please see here.

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